Frugal City Guide: Manchester

Coat: Whistles (old). Jumper: £22, TU clothing. Jeans: £180.61, Paige Denim at Shopbop. Boots: £99, Sorel. Bag: £64.50, Aurora. Photographs: Christopher O’Donnell Manchester: can you even believe we’d never been? Well, I’d been once on my way home from a family trip to Blackpool but we spent the day at Granada Studios on the Coronation Street set and now…
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Interiors: Hallway

It’s been a while since most of you last saw my hallway. It has been 5 years since we moved into this flat, and we have only just decorated our hall for the first time. Seriously.  When we moved in, we could just afford the mortgage, no extra ‘thrills’ as…
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Frugal City Guide: 7 new spots to try in LA

Top: £59, Monsoon. Jeans: £49, Monsoon. Sandals: £39, Monsoon. Photograph: Christopher O’Donnell LA, the City of Angels. And, surprisingly, one of my favourite places. After travelling there for work countless times (I’ve been there for one night before doing a photo shoot), it’s so nice to go as a ‘visitor’. It’s very spread out and…
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Summer dressing: the peasant top

Top: £39, Monsoon. Skirt: Hush (old but buy similar here). Sandals: £275, LK Bennett x Bionda Castana. Sunglasses: £152, Ray-Ban. Photographs: Christopher O’Donnell Every summer, I repeat buy the peasant blouse. It’s a summer staple that goes with everything and I must admit, however much (or how little) you pay, they always come out the following year looking…
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8 dresses you’ll wear A LOT this summer

Leather jacket: Jigsaw (old but buy similar here). Dress: And Other Stories (sold out sadly). Bag: £64.50, Aurora London. Sunglasses: £118, J Crew (I bought the red ones instore). Photograph: Christopher O’Donnell What, the sun has slightly shown its face and I’ve gotten ahead of myself? How very British of me… But…
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*Frugal Buy* pussybow blouse

Coat: Whistles (old). Shirt: £26.25, Dorothy Perkins. Jeans: £19.99, H&M (buy similar here). Belt: £30, Asos. Bag: £64.50, Aurora London The last 5 items I have bought have been shirts (and I think my next 3 outfit posts are dedicated to them), so there must be something in that.  Pussybow, frilled, crisp cotton, wide sleeves, stripes, pyjama – a shirt…
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London Fashion Week AW 2016: Day 5

Sunglasses: Rejina Pyo. Coat: Whistles (old). Jumper: H&M (old). Bag: £64.50, Aurora London. Photographs: Christopher O’Donnell Over and out, London Fashion Week. You’ve been fun but I for one can’t wait to throw on my Converse,  lounge around in tracksuit pants and have some one on one time with BBC iPlayer…
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Sweater Dressing

Coat: £227.50 in the sale, Gant.  Wool dress, Asos (sold out but buy similar here). Shoes: Next (old). Bag: £64.50, Aurora London. Photographs: Christopher O’Donnell I’ve never owned a sweater dress before. It feels like an oxymoron to me…and I don’t like wearing tights under knitwear. So why did I buy this?  Well, I feel I needed…
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It’s all about those sleeves

Jumper: £29.99, Zara. Jeans: Zara (old). Boots: Tabitha Simmons (old but buy similar here). Bag: £64.50, Aurora London. Photographs: Ella Sadika We’ve been playing with proportion for a few years now. And sleeves made a huge comeback in the summer, but now I’ve totally fallen. True, I’ve always loved a dress…
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